Paul Simon is set to release his highly-anticipated collaboration with producer Brian Eno (U2, Talking Heads) dubbed, Surprise. The 11-track album will be released May 9th on Warner Bros.
Guest on this high-profile release include guitarist Bill Frisell, drummer Steve Gadd and pianist Herbie Hancock.
Surprise is Simon's first studio album since 2000's You're the One, which has sold more than 500,000 copies in the United States.
At this time, the only live date on Simon's schedule is a May 7th appearance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. News has been leaked that a small-venue show in London is in the works to coincide with the new album's release date but details have yet to be announced.
Track list for Surprise:
1. How Can You Live in the Northeast
2. Everything About It Is a Love Song
4. Sure Don't Feel Like Love
5. Wartime Prayers
7. I Don't Believe
8. Another Galaxy
9. Once Upon a Time There Was an Ocean
10. That's Me
11. Father and Daughter
[Published on: 3/29/06]